Snowy Owl That "Enchanted" Washington DC Hit By Washington DC Bus

This strange and savage American winter has produced many oddities, and the appearance of Snowy Owls from the Arctic Circle has been the only delight in a season of ice and gloom. And then a Washington DC bus struck a beloved white owl a block away from the White House Rose Garden. » 1/30/14 12:50pm 1/30/14 12:50pm

Detroit Mayor Says “Not Yet,” When Asked About Federal Bailout

The city of Detroit is in a bad, bad way. Its austerity-driven emergency manager Kevyn Orr finally took the city into bankruptcy earlier this week, nullifying several municipal contracts and essentially looking to push the reset button on an entire working-class American city. » 7/21/13 7:58pm 7/21/13 7:58pm

Asiana Airlines Headline Called “Racist” and “In Bad Taste”

This weekend, tragedy struck. Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco. Over 180 people are injured, and two are dead. Nineteen passengers are still hospitalized, with six still in critical condition. Two thirds of the passengers were Asian, which is why the Chicago Sun-Times's headline is angering some… » 7/08/13 7:55am 7/08/13 7:55am

Street-Racing Comcast Morons Leave 3-Year-Old Hospitalized

You know how you have to wait around for hours for a Comcast technician to show up? We've finally found why that is. Two Comcast employees were street-racing their vans around Huntsville, AL. The racing turned less fast-and-furious and more tragic as one van lost control and hit a vehicle that had three-year-old… » 5/16/08 12:41pm 5/16/08 12:41pm